Hashimoto Contemporary is pleased to present Sensemaking, our debut solo exhibition by Detroit-based artist Pat Perry. This will be the artist's highly anticipated New York City debut as well as his debut solo exhibition with the gallery, and is curated by Anne-Laure Lemaitre.
The artworks in Sensemaking tell a story about storytelling, how we crave narratives that simplify and explain a chaotic world. The works are part of an ongoing series, depicting recitals and presentations taking place along familiar highways, behind billboards, and out in fields.
Landscapes are invaded by escaped race horses and Youtube celebrities. Banners pay homage to gravesites from Craigslist ads. Wifi dancers, swimming pools, and housefires inhabit familiar roadsides. The paintings and drawings deploy a wide array of recycled symbols to explore a central theme: we are flawed thinking machines. And even so, the current moment demands that each of us interpret the world. What should we expect from one another and from ourselves?
Quiet and serene, these paintings and drawings offer a joyful glimpse into an invented world; one that’s closely related to the one right in front of us; one that we so often struggle to see clearly and make sense of.
Please join us Saturday, October 16th from 10am to 6pm for the opening of Sensemaking. The artist will be in attendance.
The gallery will be open by appointment only. In order to ensure the health and safety of visitors and staff, please note that masks are required for entry. To schedule a viewing, please click HERE.
The exhibition will be on view Saturday, October 16th to Saturday, November 6th. For more information on this exhibition or to request an online collector's preview, please contact NYC Director, Jennifer Rizzo, at firstname.lastname@example.org